Sep 272014
 archive : 2014

Rock Photography Redux

Landing rock photography gigs and working with editors.

Presenters: Justina Villanueva Polly Watson

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands

Landing rock photography gigs and working with editors
– What makes a great rock photographer
– The Portfolio: making an impression with tools like SquareSpace, Virb, Blurb and Pina Zangaro
– How to get your work in front of an editor
– The Pitch: how to land a paid gig
– Hold their attention: how to keep getting gigs
– Best practices for keeping in contact with editors

Presenter Bios

  • Justina Villanueva

    Justina Villanueva

    Justina Villanueva is a NYC based music photographer. She has been published in the Village Voice, Decibel, High Times, NY Press, Maximum Rock n Roll and Metal Hammer UK.

  • Polly Watson

    Polly Watson

    Polly Watson is an NYC-based editor, writer, and musician, whose clients include Artforum, Elle, Simon & Schuster, and Bazillion Points. She was until recently the entertainment editor at High Times, for whom she continues to write.

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